Question: Is FSC certified wood more expensive?

It depends on market conditions and the length of the supply chain (FSC-Certified Wood and Products Fetch Higher Prices). Ultimately, FSC wood may be more expensive because non-FSC suppliers discount their products to compete with FSC suppliers (FSC - Costs and Benefits of Forest Certification).

Is FSC paper more expensive?

FSC stands for the Forest Stewardship Council, which is an independent organization that promotes responsible forestry. FSC printing is NOT more expensive than using a non-FSC certified printer. However, the papers can be more expensive than other choices.

How can we sustainably sourced wood?

Ensuring responsibly sourced and sustainable woodCompliance with national regulations to eliminate illegal logging. Compliance with certification schemes to ensure wood comes from responsibly managed forests. Implementation of recycling measures to help reduce the quantity of trees logged. •3 Sep 2020

How long does Green 2x4 take to dry?

Depending on the species and your climate, it can take from 2 to 12 months to bring 4/4 lumber from green to air-dry (12- to 20-percent moisture content, depending on your location).

How much will a green 2x6 shrink?

If we have green width of all pieces the same, then after drying we will have a variety of widths. For a 2x6, we will see some pieces at 15% MC shrinking 0.22” and some only 0.11” with the others being in between. This is due to grain variation within the wood.

What is the most eco friendly wood?

Most Sustainable Woods (And Which Types Of Wood To AVOID)Bamboo.White Ash.Oak.Mahogany.Maple.Teak.Black Cherry.Pine.

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